Cheap flights from Sacramento (SMF) to Istanbul (IST)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Sacramento (SMF) to Istanbul (IST)

All the information you need to plan the best SMF to IST flight in 2022: compare Sacramento to Istanbul flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Istanbul.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Sacramento to Istanbul?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 48 days in advance, which can save you up to 18% on flights from Sacramento to Istanbul compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 48 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $1,022. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,199.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sacramento to Istanbul (SMF - IST)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Sacramento to Istanbul as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Sacramento to Istanbul in May, June 2022

The best prices found for SMF to IST flights for May, June
19 May - 1 Jun
$1,112pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl
7 Jun - 14 Jun
$1,185pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl
19 May - 31 May
$1,201pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Sacramento Intl to Istanbul 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Istanbul from Sacramento found for this year
12 Oct - 3 Nov
$730pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl
22 Sep - 8 Oct
$755pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl
7 Sep - 1 Oct
$758pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Last minute flights from Sacramento to Istanbul

Late deals on round-trip flights to Istanbul from Sacramento, departing today and this week
27 May - 30 May
$1,301pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
KLM
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
KLM
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl
26 May - 31 May
$1,601pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
KLM
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
KLM
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl
24 May - 26 May
$1,753pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl

One-way flights to Istanbul from Sacramento

The cheapest one-way flights from Sacramento to Istanbul
4:40 am - 5:15 pm
Lufthansa
2 Stops
26h 35m
SMF - IST
Lufthansa
$601
Tripmonster
6:19 am - 11:25 am
ITA Airways
2 Stops
43h 06m
SMF - SAW
ITA Airways
$941
Fareboom
7:00 am - 9:10 am
Qatar Airways
2 Stops
40h 10m
SMF - SAW
Qatar Airways
$1,116
Travelgenio

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Sacramento</span> to <span class="emphasized">Istanbul</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Sacramento to Istanbul

What airport do you fly from for flights from Sacramento to Istanbul?

Located just 9.4 mi from the city center, Sacramento Intl is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Istanbul from Sacramento. Booking flights from Sacramento Intl (SMF) to Istanbul should be relatively easy as there are 0 daily outbound flights to Istanbul from 7 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from Sacramento Intl to Istanbul have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Sacramento Intl to Istanbul that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Delta, Lufthansa, and British Airways. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Sacramento to Istanbul for under $1,200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sacramento to Istanbul for under $1,200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,116, but on average you can expect to pay $1,584.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sacramento to Istanbul for under $1,400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Sacramento to Istanbul within the next 7 days for less than $1,400.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Sacramento to Istanbul round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Sacramento to Istanbul round-trip from $1,125. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Emirates, from $1,842, and ITA Airways, from $1,847.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Sacramento to Istanbul one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Lufthansa, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $601. However, be on the lookout for offers from Qatar Airways and ITA Airways, as they are both options that can get you from Sacramento to Istanbul for a low price.

What are the cheapest flights from Sacramento to Istanbul?

While on average a flight from Sacramento to Istanbul is generally $1,703, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $384. When looking at the most popular route, (Sacramento Intl - Istanbul), you can expect to pay $1,127 for that flight.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Sacramento to Istanbul?

Before booking your flight from Sacramento to Istanbul check out the most popular airlines for this route: American Airlines, Air France or British Airways.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Istanbul, Turkey

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Istanbul from Sacramento?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Sacramento Intl to Istanbul

Most visitors from Sacramento Intl need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Istanbul.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Sacramento Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 48 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Istanbul.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Sacramento Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Istanbul.

Documents
Form for Entry to Turkey - Mandatory to fill 72h before arrival.


Do I need a test to fly back to Sacramento from Istanbul?

Returning to Sacramento Intl from Istanbul

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Istanbul must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Sacramento Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Istanbul are not required to quarantine after entering Sacramento Intl.

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Destination information for Istanbul

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Sacramento to Istanbul.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ₺15.93
Average temperature for May in Istanbul
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Istanbul
1.6 ″

Airports servicing Sacramento

Airports servicing Istanbul

Istanbul (IST)
Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

Top 5 airlines flying from Sacramento Intl to Istanbul

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Sacramento to Istanbul choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Delta
$562 $761 No cancel fee N/A
Lufthansa
$639 $883 No cancel fee 76%
American Airlines
$689 $951 No cancel fee 71%
British Airways
$693 $966 No cancel fee 70%
United Airlines
$902 $1,237 No cancel fee 69%
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